vicious circle, vicious cycle(noun)
one trouble leads to another that aggravates the first
an argument that assumes that which is to be proved
A situation in which the solution to one problem creates a chain of problems, each making it more difficult to solve the original one.
A fallacy in which the premise is used to prove a conclusion which is then used to prove the premise.
Vicious Circle is the fourth studio album released in 1995 by L.A. Guns. Most of the songs have Phil Lewis on lead vocals, but the track "Nothing Better to Do" features Kelly Nickels on lead vocals, and "Tarantula" is instrumental. MC Bones drums on several songs. Lewis and Bones also played together in the band Filthy Lucre. Filthy Lucre bandmates Steve Dior and Jim Wirt sing backing vocals on several songs. Wirt was also the album's producer and engineer. After Bones left the band after recording, Steve Riley rejoined the band to tour for the album; it was the last time the classic line-up played together until 1999, Tracii Guns and Riley being the only classic members remaining after the tour. According to L.A. Guns folklore, Guns originally left the band prior to recording Vicious Circle. With Guns gone, the remaining members kicked around the idea of renaming the band L.A. Nickles, after bassist Kelly Nickles, before opting to keep the L.A. Guns name. PolyGram was completely unaware the guitarist had left the group. The record company would later later threaten legal action against the group when they discovered Guns was missing during the recording process. As a result, Guns returned to the band to finish the recording of the album and subsequent tour. This whole scenario inspired the albums title: Vicious Circle: A situation in which the solution to each problem gives rise to another, eventually bringing back the initial problem.
The numerical value of vicious circle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of vicious circle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Life is like a vicious circle.... only the ones on the edge know what it is to face Highs and lows
People don't believe (protests) can change anything, it's true they don't change anything because they're too small. It's a vicious circle.
I think that's anxiety-ridden, because you get likes based on how many friends you have, and you have to keep posting things to get more friends and it's like a vicious circle.
It's almost like a little competition for the number of likes, i think that's anxiety-ridden, because you get likes based on how many friends you have, and you have to keep posting things to get more friends and it's like a vicious circle.
The Chinese yuan has been caught up in a vicious circle than can but lead to further depreciation of the currency, concerns over the extent of the slowdown in Chinese growth risk fuelling capital outflows and in turn a further depreciation of yuan, to which the People's Bank of China seems resigned.
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- çıxılmaz vəziyyətAzerbaijani
- заганны кругBelarusian
- омагьо́сан кръгBulgarian
- cercle viciósCatalan, Valencian
- chjerchju viziosuCorsican
- bludný kruhCzech
- cylch cythreuligWelsh
- ond cirkelDanish
- Zirkelschluss, Circulus vitiosus, TeufelskreisGerman
- φαύλος κύκλοςGreek
- malvirta cirkloEsperanto
- círculo viciosoSpanish
- gurpil zoroBasque
- cercle vicieuxFrench
- círculo viciosoGalician
- ördögi körHungarian
- արատավոր շրջանArmenian
- circulo vitioseInterlingua
- lingkaran setanIndonesian
- vicioza cirkloIdo
- cerchio vizioso, circolo viziosoItalian
- 악순환, 惡循環Korean
- circulus vitiosusLatin
- užburtas ratasLithuanian
- burvju loksLatvian
- ма́ѓепсан кругMacedonian
- ond sirkelNorwegian
- vicieuze cirkelDutch
- błędne kołoPolish
- círculo viciosoPortuguese
- circul viziusRomansh
- cerc vicios, cercuri vicioaseRomanian
- за́мкнутый кругRussian
- začarani krug, зачарани кругSerbo-Croatian
- začarovaný kruh, bludný kruhSlovak
- ond cirkelSwedish
- kısır döngüTurkish
- порочне колоUkrainian
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